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  • It's True! Pirates Ate Ratsby Heather Catchpole; Vanessa Woods

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 10.86

    A prey to scurvy, boredom and danger one day, they might strike a ship full of gold dust and emeralds the next. Full of little-known facts and astonishing stories about pirates ancient and modern, male and female, polite and barbaric, this latest addition to the acclaimed It's True! series will keep you on the edge of your seat. more...

  • Europeby Zoran Pavlovic

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00

    This new series teaches students about the most important geographic concepts and shows them how people are affected by and respond to economic, social, and political forces--at both the global and local scales. The authors are educators who have been trained to teach geography at the high school or college levels. This series meets national geography... more...

  • The History of Rome, Books 1-5by Livy; Valerie M. Warrior

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...

  • Encyclopedia of World War IIby Alan Axelrod

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 180.00

    World War II, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history, is widely considered the pivotal event of the modern age. From the rise of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, "Encyclopedia of World War II" presents the complete story of this great conflict. International in scope, this two-volume A-to-Z reference covers the... more...

  • The Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide for Gas Chromatographersby Dean Rood

    Wiley 2007; US$ 197.00 US$ 170.73

    This fourth edition of the classic guide for every user of gas chromatographic instrumentation is now updated to include such new topics as fast GC using narrow, short columns, electronic pressure control, and basic aspects of quantitative gas chromatography. The author shares his many years of experience in technical support for gas chromatography... more...

  • The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaustby Jennifer L. Geddes; John K. Roth; Jules Simon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust advances the idea that the Holocaust undermined confidence in basic beliefs about human rights and shows steps of salvage and retrieval that need to be taken if ethics is to be a significant presence in a world still besieged by genocide and atrocity. more...

  • Sorties into Hell: The Hidden War on Chichi Jimaby Chester Hearn

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00

    In October 1946, Colonel Presley Rixey arrived by destroyer at Chichi Jima to repatriate 22,000 Japanese who had been bypassed during the war in the Pacific. While waiting for a Marine battalion to arrive, the colonel met daily with a Japanese commission assigned to assist him. When asked what had happened to American prisoners on the island, the... more...

  • Greenwood Dictionary of World History, Theby John Butt

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 87.00

    The Greenwood Dictionary of World History is an indispensable, handy, and easy to use A-to-Z first-stop ready-reference resource providing essential information on over 2,000 of the most studied and important people, events, places, and ideas in world history from prehistoric to modern times, from all regions and epochs. Selection of entries?which... more...

  • D-Day and the Liberation of Franceby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    On the morning of June 6, 1944, the largest and most powerful armada of warships the world had ever seen left southern England bound for the beaches of Normandy. The thousands of American, British, Canadian, Polish, and Norwegian soldiers on board had one mission: invade France and liberate it from the occupation by Nazi Germany. Over the course of... more...

  • The Last Pharaohsby J. G. Manning

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    The history of Ptolemaic Egypt has usually been doubly isolated--separated both from the history of other Hellenistic states and from the history of ancient Egypt. The Last Pharaohs , the first detailed history of Ptolemaic Egypt as a state, departs radically from previous studies by putting the Ptolemaic state firmly in the context of both Hellenistic... more...